Study Less, Study Smart – Tip 7: Use Mnemonics

A: How do you say “socks” in Japanese again? I keep repeating the word over and over, but I still can’t seem to remember. Why is my memory so bad? B: Actually, there is probably nothing wrong with your memory, […]

Study Less, Study Smart – Tip 6: Practice SQ4R

Have you ever read a page in your textbook, and, even though you understood all the English, realized you don’t remember what you’ve just read? This happens when you’re not engaged with what you are reading. It’s difficult to be […]

Setting SMART goals

Do you have language goals? You should if you want to improve your English. Research shows that people who set goals are more likely to achieve success. Goals help you identify what you want to achieve, keep you focused on what’s important, save you time, and provide a way to measure your progress – which helps improve your motivation to learn more.